The Lowdown on Drugs in New York City

BY Michella Ore

The Lowdown on Drugs in New York City


In New York City, recreational weed became legal in late 2021– under the current law, adults 21 years of age and older can legally possess up to three ounces of weed for personal use. Other than that, club drugs like cocaine and ketamine are still illegal despite widespread usage.

If you’re going to partake, always source from a friend or someone you trust. In recent months, the city has seen a spike in drugs cut with Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that dilutes the drug making it more profitable. Fentanyl can lead to fatal overdoses and isn’t something to play around with, so if you’re unsure of the quality or source, just skip it.

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